Category Archives: Travel

MM 4-09 Looking Up at the World Trade Center

After our trip to Spain and Portugal last month we flew to New York City and stayed there for four days before flying the rest of the way home. We walked around the city a lot and one day visited … Continue reading

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More photos of the Dom Luis I Bridge in Porto

I made a mistake in describing the photo I took for this week’s Monochrome Madness Challenge (see here). My memory tricked me. I thought this was the photo I took after exiting the funicular one day to spend the afternoon … Continue reading

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MM 4-08 Walking along the Douro River

After our nine-day journey along the Camino de Santiago de Compostela in northern Spain we took a bus to Porto, Portugal and spent another three days there. One day we took the three-minute ride on the Funicular dos Guindais down … Continue reading

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Why we went to Spain, Portugal and New York: An Overview of Our 2017 Vacation

My sisters Betty and Marie are avid walkers and when they heard that my wife and I were interested in visiting the Camino de Santiago de Compostela this year they expressed an interest in joining us. But when they realized … Continue reading

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We’re Back from Our Annual Spring Vacation

This year we traveled to northern Spain and Portugal and onĀ  the way back stopped in New York City for four days before flying back home. For the first nine days of our trip we followed the thousands of pilgrims … Continue reading

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MM 4-04 Avebury Stones

My wife and I visited London during the Fall of 2013 and one day signed up for an all-day bus tour to Stonehenge, Glastonbury and Avebury. Over the years I have posted several photos and stories about our Stonehenge (see … Continue reading

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MM 4-02 Madrid Dancer

We were walking around Madrid one day during our 2010 trip to Spain and we found ourselves at the Plaza Major, a popular tourist spot. My wife decided to do some shopping and so I decided to relax for a … Continue reading

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